So now let’s play the bass drum, snare drum, hi hat and right cymbal all together. The snare drum one two and four with the hi hat, feathering the bass drum on all four and playing that “ding ding da ding ding da ding” rhythm on the right cymbal. Here we go. One and two […]
PETER VAN DYCK: Here I will demonstrate playing the snare on beats one and three over the cymbal ride pattern. Let me break that down for you. Now notice the snare and the hi-hat will be alternating here: one and three on the snare, two and four on the hi-hat. Let us add the ride […]
PETER VAN DYCK: Here is the snare playing on one, three and four over the swing pattern. Now I will break that down for you. Hi-hat on two and four: one, two, three, four; one, two, three, four. Ride cymbal pattern. Now let me show you that up to speed.
On behalf of Expert Village my name is Pat Louis. Here in Miami I’m going to show you today how to set up a drum kit. The fun part of business of course is bringing your equipment in. So you got to have good cases one of the things that I don’t have with me […]
PETER VAN DYK: All right. Here’s the snare played on beats three and four over the swing ride pattern. Let’s break that down. Hi-hat on two and four: one, two, three, four; one, two, three, four. Add the swing ride pattern to that. Let’s play that a little faster.
Drums date back as far as there have been written language or even before written language, before oral language. Drums we’re being used as language back in Africa. Before people knew how to speak. Before they were communicating with words they were playing drums. Banging out rhythms, different volumes, different pitches, different drums, different ways […]
OK, let me show you playing the snare on beat two over the swing ride pattern. Practically many times we’ll play this snare hit on beat two instead of on the head as a cross stick. Let me speed that up a little bit.
JOEL SIEGEL: So, the last aspect of the click that I want to address is having the snares on versus having the snares off. All those sounds that we just went through with the snares on and it’s very slight but if you listen carefully you can hear the snares. There’s a certain bite to […]
JOEL SIEGEL: So, the real last stroke that we want to talk about for your full stroke is your traditional grip stroke. Same thing, you’re going to start at the top, strike the drum, and come back to the top. Again, this is going to work your extension and really kind of tell you where […]